Janet Hazel Paulson

Janet Hazel (McDougall) Paulson died Dec. 17, 2015, in Enumclaw.

She was born Sept. 6, 1922, in Seattle to Duncan and Anna (Jensen) McDougall. She went to Oak Lake Elementary, graduated from Queen Anne High, then attended the University of Washington for three years before leaving to work as a typist at Boeing during World War II at Boeing. She then worked at King County Medical in Seattle until she had children. After her children were raised, she worked at Frederick and Nelson. She and her husband resided 55 years in Des Moines and the past few years in Enumclaw. The most important things in her life were her family, friends and faith. She spent her younger years as a leader with Cub Scouts and Camp Fire, as a Sunday school teacher and kept busy with the women’s groups of Grace Lutheran Church in Des Moines. After moving to Enumclaw she was an active member of Trinity Lutheran. She loved camping with family and storm-watching at the ocean. She loved to travel around the U.S. and Canada, visited many countries in Europe and also Australia, New Zealand and cruised Central America and Alaska. She attended every school and sports event possible to watch her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She is survived by her husband of 67 years, Morris Paulson; children Neil Paulson, Lynn (Joseph) Blazek and Lee (Cheryl) Paulson; five grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by sister Barbara Lally and half-brothers Kenneth Segerquist and Harry Segerquist.

A memorial service will take place at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 5, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Enumclaw.

Services are by Weeks’ Enumclaw Funeral Home. All may sign the online guest book at www.weeksfuneralhomes.com

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